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Win over winter: 11 can’t-miss winter events in Maine

Win over winter: 11 can’t-miss winter events in Maine
January 03, 2014

The cold season can ice our spirits and bury our good natures under a half-ton of ash-colored slush. But we can break free from winter’s frigid clutches with a little help from a toboggan, an ice bar, and a few well-placed snowballs. The key is strategy. We need a wintry plan of attack. For, like the old saying goes, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of February shock therapy.” Here are a few options for staving off winter psychosis:

Mattress, meet mountain: Mattress Races at Shawnee Peak

Mattress, meet mountain: Mattress Races at Shawnee Peak
December 01, 2012

During the America’s Mattress Race, mattresses of all sizes will take to the mountain at Shawnee Peak. They’ll shirk their once-sedentary lifestyle for a chance to make like a toboggan and slide Shawnee’s Main Slope — with a few riders on top clutching the edges in high-speed fear.